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Recent Awards

National City And Regional Magazine Association, Best Redesign, 2009 – Finalist

Florida Magazine Association, Best Department, 2008 – “Charlie Award" for under-50,000 circulation.

Florida Magazine Association, Best Cover, 2005 – placed 3rd for under-50,000 circulation.


Creative Professional

Passionate for excellence in design and pre-press production. Proven ability to create and enhance a wide range of design projects for internal and external audiences in the areas of marketing communications, advertising, and editorial. Responsible for leading the development of creative materials in retail, finance/insurance, real estate, professional services, and Christian ministries. Currently gaining knowledge and experience in web design.

Efficient Team Player

Noted by management, in a performance review, “It would be difficult to find fault with Jennifer’s job performance. Overall, she is talented, energetic, seeks solutions to any problems that arise, willing to pitch in on any task – whether it falls within her area of responsibility or not.”



Florida State University


University of North Florida

Water's Edge Portfolio

Freelance portfolio


Resume (1 page pdf)

Work experience

Jul 2000Present


Freelance design

Freelance graphic design on a per-job basis. Clients have included Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, The Women’s Board - 2010 Art & Antiques Show, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Citibank, Water’s Edge Magazine, Liz Claiborne Footwear and Prudential Network Realty.

Sep 2004Jun 2009

Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer

Water’s Edge Magazine

Responsible for art direction and overall design of award-winning monthly magazine and accompanying special sections. Oversaw production from start to finish. Translated editorial content to layouts that engaged readers and advanced the editorial vision. Maintained a consistent, sophisticated look that reflected the Water's Edge brand and corporate identity. Worked closely with the imaging department, printer, editorial/advertising team members to ensure quality reproduction. Assisted on photo shoots as schedule allowed. Developed the imposition (mapped advertising and editorial placement) for each issue with input from the publisher and editor. Created pdfs to printer’s specifications. Managed and mentored interns. Never missed a deadline.

Jun 1997Jul 2000

Specialty Publications Graphic Designer

The Florida Times-Union

Designed and produced newspaper special sections and ancillary products. Utilized design elements and principles that best complimented overall look of product, which provided cohesiveness of package. Made editorial/design corrections. Established an effective system of organization to ensure accuracy in a fast-paced environment.

Mar 1996Jun 1997

Sketch Artist

Liz Claiborne Footwear

Rendered technical drawings utilized in prototype development and in retail environment.

Jan 1997May 1997

Graphic Design Intern

Robin Shepherd Studios


Constant Contact
Microsoft Office
Includes Outlook/Entourage, Word, Excel, Power Point
Adobe CS5
14 years proficient use of Photoshop and Illustrator  4+ years of extensive use in Indesign and Bridge 7+ years - Acrobat Professional